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Om Shanti Retreat Centre
Yoga is essentially a spiritual discipline based on an extremely subtle science which focuses on bringing harmony between mind and body.
It is an art and science for healthy living. The word “Yoga” is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj meaning “to join”, “to yoke” or “to unite”. According to Yogic scriptures, the practice of Yoga leads to the union of individual consciousness with universal consciousness. According to modern scientists, everything in the universe is just a manifestation of the same quantum firmament. Onewho experiences this oneness of existence is said to be “in Yoga” and is termed as a yogi who has attained a state of freedom, referred to as mukti, nirvāna, kaivalyaormoksha.
“Yoga” also refers to an inner science comprising of a variety of methods through which human beings can achieve union between the body and mind to attain self-realisation. The aim of Yoga practice (sādhana) is to overcome all kinds of sufferings that lead to a sense of freedom in every walk of life with holistic health, happiness and harmony.
There will be a ‘Grand Yoga Assembly’ of over 40,000 Rajyogis. Different Interfaith leaders will give brief Messages. Yoga Guru Dr. H.R. Nagendra will be the Chief Guest. Rajyogini Dadi Hirdaya Mohini will also grace the occasion along with BK Shivani. The event is co-sponsored by Ministry of AYUSH.